Investigation Underway Following Officer Involved Shooting in Bedford County

An investigation is underway following an officer involved shooting in Bedford County. According to Pennsylvania State Police on October 17th at about 4:14pm troopers were called out for a welfare check on a known male at a residence along Burket Drive in Bloomfield Township. While on the scene the male barricaded himself within the residence and discharged a firearm in the direction of the troopers that responded. A perimeter was set up around the residence as members of the Pennsylvania State Police Emergency Response Team responded to the scene. The male continued to discharge his firearm in the direction of the troopers and several PSP members returned fire. The male sustained injuries and life saving measures were performed however he was pronounced dead at the scene.